By Robert P. Watson
In truth, there's a lengthy historical past of presidential peccadilloes. Many presidents were inspired and had their careers stricken by the hand of a girl, occasionally that of a spouse or mom, yet at different occasions that of a mistress. yet those tales are hardly ever instructed. as a substitute, background has tended to glorify our leaders. one of these scrubbed model of the lives of presidents, despite the fact that, omits their marital woes, love lives, and sexual peccadilloes. As Robert P. Watson unearths, it truly is accurately those intimate and all-too-human moments that offer one of the most worthwhile insights into our leaders.Affairs of State isn't just approximately intercourse and scandal—the “who did it” of history—although such incidents are defined intimately. it's a booklet approximately love, marriage, and affairs within the White condominium, providing an intimate personality examine of the 1st who made history.
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Affairs of State: The Untold History of Presidential Love, Sex, and Scandal, 1789–1900 by Robert P. Watson